Chandigarh, Aug 28 (PTI) The COVID-19 tally in Haryana rose to 60,596 on Friday after 1,298 fresh cases were detected, while 15 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 661, according to the health department's bulletin.
Three deaths were reported from Karnal, two each from Panchkula, Panipat and Rewari, and one each from Faridabad, Rohtak, Hisar, Kurukshetra, Sirsa and Fatehabad, it said.
The districts which reported fresh cases include Gurgaon (126), Faridabad (115), Hisar (110), Sonipat and Karnal (100 each), Yamunanagar (81), Kurukshetra (76) and Panchkula (56), the bulletin said.
At present, there are 10,225 active cases in the state, while 49,710 have been discharged after recovering from the disease.
Meanwhile, some officials working in the Haryana Civil Secretariat have tested positive for COVID-19.
Amid rising coronavirus cases, the state government has decided to restrict the entry of all visitors in the Haryana Civil Secretariat except government officers/officials residing in tricity (Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali) till further orders. PTI SUN VSD SNE